Leading Causes of Injury* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age, 2006
|Age Group||Rate per 1,000 Women|
|Fall||Motor Vehicle Occupant||Overexertion||Struck by/Against Object||Cut/Pierce|
|65 Years and Older||59.7||4.6||5.2||5.7||2.4|
*All of the leading causes of injury in 2006 were unintentional.↑
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Nonfatal [online]. (2005). Available from URL: www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars, accessed 01/15/08.